USNS Patuxent Awarded to Alabama Shipyard, LLC

Aug 23, 2021

USNS Patuxent Awarded to Alabama Shipyard, LLC

USNS Patuxent Under Way

Alabama Shipyard LLC, Mobile, Alabama, has been awarded a $13,066,191 firm-fixed-price contract mid term availability for the fleet oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201). This contract was competitively procured via the website.

USNS Patuxent (T-AO-201) is a Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler operated by the Military Sealift Command to support ships of the United States Navy. She was the first of three ships in the class of eighteen to be built with a double hull required by the Oil Pollution Act of 1990.

While in the shipyard, she will undergo main engine overhauls, fire detection system upgrades, navigational inspections and upgrades, underway replenishment station overhauls, tank cleaning, blasting and coating of tanks, and accommodations refurbishment.